These Photos Capture The Moment Kids Are Finally Adopted

Adoption is a tough road for all parties involved. For potential foster families and for kids who need a home, the agonizing process can stretch on and on for what feels like forever. But when things finally come together, it’s pure magic. You can just feel the happiness from the glowing expressions of these kids who have finally found a forever home.

Many of these images come courtesy of Together We Rise, a group dedicated to helping kids find homes.

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Three and a half years is a long time for a kid to wait, but she’s found a couple to adopt her.

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Rather than being split up by the foster care system, these sisters were adopted together.

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After years without a forever home, the Montgomery family adopted their foster daughter.

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A happy family shortly after confirming their adoption.

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Many kids are fostered for a long time before the adoption is official.

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Thanks to a timely adoption, he won’t have to spend a thousand days in foster care.

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A couple of empty nesters decided they still wanted kids in their lives, so they took in little Gracelyn Marie.

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Imgur user luked49 was finally able to adopt Olive after fostering her for nearly three years.

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Number 13 is anything but unlucky for this little guy and his adoptive parents.

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Another pair of siblings has found a foster family.

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Elton looks dapper in his checked shirt and bowtie.

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An infertile couple finds happiness with a foster baby.

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For National Adoption Day, weatherman Brian Davis and his wife Dana adopted a son.

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Adoption day is a big deal, so why not wear your finest?

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Almost four years later, she finally has a real home.

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It’s always heartwarming when multiple siblings can be adopted into the same home.

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A touching photo showing AJ hugging his adoptive mom.

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He waited and waited for six years—four in hospital and two in a foster home—but he finally has a family.

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This family just got a little bigger, adding a little brother for their son.

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